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    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 6:00am

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex in Queensland for K’gari visit

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will receive a warm Queensland welcome when they visit Fraser Island (K’gari) today, where a plaque will be unveiled, dedicating the site to the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy (QCC).

    The Hon G Grace | Yesterday 3:15pm

    Happy State Education Week!

    State schools across Queensland are celebrating State Education Week 2018 which kicks off from today.

    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 10:50am

    $1 million grants to boost access to Containers for Change

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities can access a $1 million fund which is set up to assist in delivering improved access to the container refund scheme.

    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 10:30am

    Containers for Change is almost here

    A striking giant fish sculpture made from recycled beverage containers has beached in Brisbane’s King George Square today to raise awareness of Queensland’s container refund scheme, which starts in 11 days (November 1).

    The Hon G Grace | Yesterday 10:00am

    Every Day Counts for Queensland students

    With Term 4 now in full swing, Education Minister Grace Grace has urged parents to ensure their children are attending every school day for the rest of the year.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 9:24am

    Facebook commends Queensland’s action on cyberbullies

    Facebook has responded to the Palaszczuk Government’s action to tackle cyberbullying saying it agrees that social media companies can do more to address the issue.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 9:19am

    Female digital pioneer named Queensland’s Chief Entrepreneur

    Internationally acclaimed Queensland businesswoman Leanne Kemp has today been appointed the state’s new Chief Entrepreneur.

    The Hon C Crawford | Saturday 12:41pm

    Volunteers recognised at Brisbane Region SES Week Awards

    Fifteen State Emergency Service volunteers from the Brisbane Region were recognised today (Saturday) for their efforts to help Queenslanders at an awards ceremony at the Emergency Services Complex in Kedron.

    The Hon M Bailey | Saturday 11:00am

    World first ratings system for motorcycle clothing launched

    Motorcycle riders will now be able to make better decisions about bike clothing thanks to a new clothing star rating classification.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Saturday 7:46am

    Outback Qld Tambo Teddy for Prince Harry and Meghan’s first baby

    The Premier will gift Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex a cuddly, hand-made Tambo Teddy for their first child expected next April, when she joins them on their official visit to Fraser Island on Monday (22 October 2018).

    The Hon D Farmer | Friday 4:02pm

    Report shows T2S is changing young Queenslanders lives

    An independent analysis of Queensland’s groundbreaking Transition 2 Success program has found it is getting great results.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Friday 3:55pm

    Innovative Queensland businesses and schools at World Robot Summit in Japan

    19 October, 2018

    The Hon C Dick | Friday 1:56pm

    Palaszczuk Government asks Morrison: What’s the hold up with Rockhampton flood levee funding?

    Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning Cameron Dick has slammed the Morrison Federal Government for further delaying funding for the South Rockhampton Flood Levee despite a feasibility study and business case for the project already being compl ...

    The Hon M Furner | Friday 1:00pm

    Round 1 of $10m Rural Economic Development Grants program closes soon

    The Palaszczuk Government continues to support rural businesses and job creation through its $10 million Rural Economic Development (RED) Grants program, with Round 1 expressions of interest applications closing next Friday (26th).

    The Hon M Furner | Friday 12:02pm

    Have your say on cattle pregnancy testing and ovarian scanning

    The Queensland Government is seeking feedback about cattle pregnancy testing and ovarian scanning for commercial purposes and scientific research.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Friday 11:44am

    Springfield Lakes apprentice in the running for top title

    A Springfield Lakes local is one of ten commercial cookery apprentices that took part in a Master Chef style competition earlier this week to decide TAFE Queensland’s Apprentice Chef of the Year for 2018.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Friday 11:38am

    Burleigh Heads apprentice in the running for top title

    A Burleigh Heads local is one of ten commercial cookery apprentices that took part in a Master Chef style competition earlier this week to decide TAFE Queensland’s Apprentice Chef of the Year for 2018.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Friday 11:35am

    Queensland apprentices in the running for top title

    Two local apprentices are amongst ten commercial cookery apprentices that took part in a Master Chef style competition earlier this week to decide TAFE Queensland’s Apprentice Chef of the Year for 2018.

    The Hon S Miles | Friday 11:25am

    Be less cross and more fit

    Queensland Health has launched a new campaign to help Queenslanders find what kind of exercise will best help them lose weight and stay healthy.

    The Hon M Bailey | Friday 10:00am

    Road safety snares a hat-trick

    Cricket fans will continue to see important road safety messages supporting the upcoming season thanks to the continuing partnership between Queensland Cricket and the Queensland Government.

    The Hon L Enoch | Friday 10:00am

    Fellowship offers opportunity of a lifetime for a teacher to study in New York

    The Palaszczuk Government is inviting Queensland’s teachers to apply for a fellowship to study at one of the world’s most prestigious museums in New York next year.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Friday 8:00am

    Palaszczuk Government saves plumbers $54 million

    The state’s plumbing industry can look toward the future with confidence as the Palaszczuk Government works to resolve ongoing licencing issues caused by the previous LNP government.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Thursday 5:46pm

    Queensland leads the way on climate change

    Parliament has passed laws that make Queensland the first Australian State or Territory to require climate change and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ values to be addressed in future water planning.

    The Hon M Ryan | Thursday 1:45pm

    Remote Engine Immobilisers on the agenda

    Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services Mark Ryan says Queensland is leading the way when it comes to exploring innovative approaches to dealing with crime.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Thursday 1:14pm

    Levelling the Playing Field for Sport in Queensland

    The results are in – Queenslanders want a level playing field for sports participation.

    The Hon L Enoch | Thursday 12:41pm

    ReefBlitz cleans up Queensland

    Get your hands dirty and help clean up Queensland and protect the Great Barrier Reef during ReefBlitz throughout October.

    The Hon J Trad | Thursday 12:37pm

    New data shows jobs continue to grow in Queensland

    Another 1,900 new jobs were created in Queensland in September, marking a full two years of trend jobs growth.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 12:00pm

    $600 million Works for Queensland program supports 12,000 regional jobs

    The Palaszczuk Government’s $600 million Works for Queensland program is supporting 12,152 jobs and delivering important new infrastructure in regional Queensland.

    The Hon M Ryan | Thursday 11:40am

    Moreton police numbers higher than QPS allocation

    Police Minister Mark Ryan says the latest data shows Moreton Police District currently has more police officers than the QPS approved allocation.

    The Hon M Ryan | Thursday 11:37am

    Gold Coast police numbers higher than QPS allocation

    Police Minister Mark Ryan says the latest data shows there are more police officers on the Gold Coast than the QPS approved allocation.